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Janet Golder Kngwarreye

Born: 1973

Region: Utopia, Central Australia

Language Group: Anmatyerre

She is the daughter of Margaret Golder and Sammy Pitjara and grand-daughter of Old Henry Pitjara, Angelina Ngale and Polly Ngale. Originally from Boundary Bore, she now lives in Alice Springs but regularly travels back to her country. She is married to Ronnie Jungala Bird, who is the son of the famous Artist Ada Bird Petyarre (the grand daughter of even more famous Emily Kngwarreye). They have 4 children, Rochelle, Renady, Katrina and Troytan.

Janet is a wonderfully talented new artist who would have been taught by her extended family of renowned artists. She predominantly depicts ceremonial body paint, using fine dot work and linear patterns, or bush tucker.

Available paintings

Body Paint Bush Medicine